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The Spaces In-Between

By on Dec 14, 2016 in Blog |

Today, I sat in a funeral home, once again choking back tears because another young life was lost to street violence. As I looked around the packed house at all the young faces mourning the loss of their friend, I felt heartsick. Sitting there, I had an overwhelming desire to stand up and take them back with us to the Center so we can love them well and invest in...

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The Place Between Weeping and Wonder

By on Apr 5, 2016 in Blog |

  I find myself living in the place between weeping and wonder these days. This season of political debates and campaigns has been disheartening. The ugliness that has  been displayed and worse, applauded by many is heartbreaking. I find myself watching in open mouthed dismay. I think I was angry once, but the anger has given way to deep sadness. Watching...

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#GivingTuesday

By on Nov 30, 2015 in Blog |

WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. It’s a simple idea....

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